I was pleased this week to see that Cardiff University has decided to apply for accreditation as a Living Wage employer. This is great news.

Since the Lib Dem and Tory government came into office, wages have been falling behind the rising cost of living. People are working harder, for longer, for less.

I hope many other local business and organisations follow Cardiff University’s lead and become Living Wage employers.

You can read more about this story, including quotes from Cardiff South and Penarth Labour MP Stephen Doughty, in theĀ Penarth Times.

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